Division 56: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

32

100.0

884

100.0

143

100.0

1,059

100.0

Gender

Men

10

31.3

299

33.8

74

51.7

383

36.2

Women

22

68.8

582

65.8

69

48.3

673

63.6

Not specified

0

.0

3

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

5

.6

0

.0

5

.5

Asian

1

3.1

17

1.9

4

2.8

22

2.1

Hispanic

1

3.1

34

3.8

3

2.1

38

3.6

Black

1

3.1

13

1.5

5

3.5

19

1.8

White

19

59.4

673

76.1

129

90.2

821

77.5

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

3.1

7

.8

0

.0

8

.8

Not specified

9

28.1

135

15.3

2

1.4

146

13.8

Age

Under 30

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

30 – 34

6

18.8

40

4.5

0

.0

46

4.3

35 – 39

3

9.4

62

7.0

0

.0

65

6.1

40 – 44

1

3.1

57

6.4

2

1.4

60

5.7

45 – 49

4

12.5

76

8.6

6

4.2

86

8.1

50 – 54

5

15.6

101

11.4

16

11.2

122

11.5

55 – 59

2

6.3

174

19.7

26

18.2

202

19.1

60 – 64

4

12.5

154

17.4

29

20.3

187

17.7

65 – 69

2

6.3

103

11.7

24

16.8

129

12.2

70 or older

3

9.4

69

7.8

34

23.8

106

10.0

Not specified

2

6.3

47

5.3

6

4.2

55

5.2

Mean

50.6

 

55.4

 

63.6

 

56.4

 

SD

14.1

 

11.3

 

9.9

 

11.6

 

Region

New England

2

6.3

81

9.2

16

11.2

99

9.3

Middle Atlantic

9

28.1

210

23.8

31

21.7

250

23.6

East North Central

0

.0

98

11.1

13

9.1

111

10.5

West North Central

1

3.1

39

4.4

4

2.8

44

4.2

South Atlantic

7

21.9

132

14.9

30

21.0

169

16.0

East South Central

1

3.1

21

2.4

2

1.4

24

2.3

West South Central

1

3.1

46

5.2

6

4.2

53

5.0

Mountain

1

3.1

44

5.0

8

5.6

53

5.0

Pacific

9

28.1

187

21.2

28

19.6

224

21.2

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Canada

1

3.1

12

1.4

3

2.1

16

1.5

Other

0

.0

12

1.4

2

1.4

14

1.3

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies. 

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

32

100.0

884

100.0

143

100.0

1,059

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

5

15.6

688

77.8

133

93.0

826

78.0

Ed.D.

0

.0

23

2.6

8

5.6

31

2.9

Psy.D.

1

3.1

150

17.0

2

1.4

153

14.4

M.D.

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

18

2.0

0

.0

18

1.7

Masters

26

81.3

0

.0

0

.0

26

2.5

Not specified

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Years since degree

Less than 5

4

12.5

74

8.4

1

.7

79

7.5

5 – 9

10

31.3

112

12.7

0

.0

122

11.5

10 – 14

2

6.3

113

12.8

4

2.8

119

11.2

15 – 19

5

15.6

115

13.0

11

7.7

131

12.4

20 – 24

3

9.4

124

14.0

13

9.1

140

13.2

25 or more

7

21.9

321

36.3

114

79.7

442

41.7

Not specified

1

3.1

25

2.8

0

.0

26

2.5

Mean

14.7

 

20.4

 

33.0

 

21.9

 

SD

9.7

 

11.4

 

10.8

 

12.1

 

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

32

100.0

884

100.0

143

100.0

1,059

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

3.1

27

3.1

2

1.4

30

2.8

Clinical

13

40.6

574

64.9

80

55.9

667

63.0

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Counseling psychology

6

18.8

93

10.5

9

6.3

108

10.2

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.4

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

6

.7

2

1.4

8

.8

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Health

0

.0

13

1.5

4

2.8

17

1.6

School

2

6.3

7

.8

6

4.2

15

1.4

Sport psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Subtotal

22

68.8

724

81.9

107

74.8

853

80.5

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.4

Community

0

.0

6

.7

3

2.1

9

.8

Developmental

0

.0

6

.7

4

2.8

10

.9

Educational

0

.0

3

.3

1

.7

4

.4

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.4

2

.2

Experimental

0

.0

0

.0

4

2.8

4

.4

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

2

.2

1

.7

3

.3

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Neurosciences

0

.0

2

.2

2

1.4

4

.4

Personality

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Social

0

.0

4

.5

5

3.5

9

.8

Subtotal

0

.0

37

4.2

24

16.8

61

5.8

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Business or Management

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counselor Education

1

3.1

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.1

1

.7

2

.2

Education, Teaching

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Epidemiology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Law

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

1

3.1

2

.2

0

.0

3

.3

Rehabilitation

0

.0

2

.2

1

.7

3

.3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Social Work

2

6.3

1

.1

0

.0

3

.3

Other

1

3.1

21

2.4

6

4.2

28

2.6

Subtotal

5

15.6

37

4.2

11

7.7

53

5.0

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

0

.0

23

2.6

9

6.3

32

3.0

Core science

0

.0

34

3.8

22

15.4

56

5.3

Neither

27

84.4

741

83.8

111

77.6

879

83.0

Not specified

5

15.6

86

9.7

1

.7

92

8.7

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

32

100.0

884

100.0

143

100.0

1,059

100.0

Employment status

 

Working full time

14

43.8

408

46.2

89

62.2

511

48.3

Working part time

3

9.4

106

12.0

13

9.1

122

11.5

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Not working and seeking work

1

3.1

2

.2

0

.0

3

.3

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

3

.3

2

1.4

5

.5

Retired and not working

0

.0

7

.8

6

4.2

13

1.2

Retired and still working

0

.0

9

1.0

8

5.6

17

1.6

Other

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Employed; status not known

0

.0

5

.6

0

.0

5

.5

Not specified

14

43.8

341

38.6

25

17.5

380

35.9

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

9

28.1

701

79.3

112

78.3

822

77.6

Not licensed/unknown

23

71.9

183

20.7

31

21.7

237

22.4

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

 

University settings

1

7.1

62

15.2

39

43.8

102

20.0

Four-year colleges

0

.0

7

1.7

1

1.1

8

1.6

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

26

6.4

7

7.9

33

6.5

Other academic settings

0

.0

5

1.2

8

9.0

13

2.5

Schools & other educational settings

1

7.1

1

.2

0

.0

2

.4

Independent practice

3

21.4

159

39.0

21

23.6

183

35.8

Hospital

2

14.3

56

13.7

6

6.7

64

12.5

Clinic

0

.0

20

4.9

0

.0

20

3.9

Other human service

3

21.4

24

5.9

1

1.1

28

5.5

Government

3

21.4

28

6.9

1

1.1

32

6.3

Other

1

7.1

15

3.7

5

5.6

21

4.1

Not specified

0

.0

5

1.2

0

.0

5

1.0

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

21.4

147

36.0

57

64.0

207

40.5

Education

6

42.9

209

51.2

66

74.2

281

55.0

Health/mental health services

10

71.4

328

80.4

52

58.4

390

76.3

Educational services

2

14.3

87

21.3

23

25.8

112

21.9

Other applied psychology

3

21.4

104

25.5

17

19.1

124

24.3

Management/administration

7

50.0

149

36.5

53

59.6

209

40.9

Other activities

5

35.7

99

24.3

24

27.0

128

25.0

Not specified

3

21.4

44

10.8

7

7.9

54

10.6

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

48

11.8

25

28.1

73

14.3

Education

3

21.4

44

10.8

19

21.3

66

12.9

Mental Health Services

4

28.6

227

55.6

22

24.7

253

49.5

Educational Services

1

7.1

4

1.0

2

2.2

7

1.4

Applied Psychology

0

.0

3

.7

2

2.2

5

1.0

Management/administration

2

14.3

38

9.3

13

14.6

53

10.4

Other activities

2

14.3

4

1.0

0

.0

6

1.2

Not specified

2

14.3

40

9.8

6

6.7

48

9.4

Source: 2009 APA Directory and 2010 Employment Update.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies. 

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 56 Members by Membership Status, 2009

56

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

1

3.1

15

1.7

25

17.5

41

3.9

2. Teaching of Psychology

1

3.1

13

1.5

9

6.3

23

2.2

3. Experimental Psychology

1

3.1

1

.1

12

8.4

14

1.3

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

9

1.0

8

5.6

17

1.6

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

3

.3

4

2.8

7

.7

7. Developmental Psychology

2

6.3

7

.8

4

2.8

13

1.2

8. Personality & Social

2

6.3

20

2.3

18

12.6

40

3.8

9. SPSSI

2

6.3

19

2.1

29

20.3

50

4.7

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

3.1

10

1.1

5

3.5

16

1.5

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

119

13.5

50

35.0

169

16.0

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

10

1.1

8

5.6

18

1.7

14. SIOP

0

.0

2

.2

3

2.1

5

.5

15. Educational Psychology

2

6.3

4

.5

8

5.6

14

1.3

16. School Psychology

1

3.1

10

1.1

13

9.1

24

2.3

17. Counseling Psychology

2

6.3

34

3.8

18

12.6

54

5.1

18. Psychologists in Public Service

4

12.5

63

7.1

18

12.6

85

8.0

19. Society for Military Psychology

3

9.4

22

2.5

5

3.5

30

2.8

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

3.1

9

1.0

11

7.7

21

2.0

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.1

4

.4

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

19

2.1

9

6.3

28

2.6

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

3

2.1

4

.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

7

.8

5

3.5

12

1.1

25. Behavior Analysis

2

6.3

5

.6

7

4.9

14

1.3

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

5

.6

12

8.4

17

1.6

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

16

1.8

9

6.3

25

2.4

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

6

.7

3

2.1

9

.8

29. Psychotherapy

2

6.3

74

8.4

42

29.4

118

11.1

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

30

3.4

8

5.6

38

3.6

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

9

1.0

32

22.4

41

3.9

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

6.3

11

1.2

5

3.5

18

1.7

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

3.1

4

.5

3

2.1

8

.8

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

5

.6

7

4.9

12

1.1

35. Psychology of Women

2

6.3

86

9.7

44

30.8

132

12.5

36. Psychology of Religion

3

9.4

24

2.7

5

3.5

32

3.0

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

2

6.3

31

3.5

16

11.2

49

4.6

38. Health Psychology

1

3.1

47

5.3

19

13.3

67

6.3

39. Psychoanalysis

1

3.1

129

14.6

17

11.9

147

13.9

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

3

9.4

45

5.1

11

7.7

59

5.6

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

42

4.8

15

10.5

57

5.4

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

115

13.0

47

32.9

162

15.3

43. Family Psychology

4

12.5

39

4.4

31

21.7

74

7.0

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

1

3.1

24

2.7

18

12.6

43

4.1

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

3.1

38

4.3

26

18.2

65

6.1

46. Media Psychology

1

3.1

15

1.7

23

16.1

39

3.7

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

14

1.6

7

4.9

21

2.0

48. Peace Psychology

2

6.3

29

3.3

9

6.3

40

3.8

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

12

1.4

12

8.4

24

2.3

50. Addictions

2

6.3

29

3.3

11

7.7

42

4.0

51. Men & Masculinity

1

3.1

19

2.1

16

11.2

36

3.4

52. International

1

3.1

19

2.1

37

25.9

57

5.4

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

3.1

31

3.5

12

8.4

44

4.2

54. Pediatric Psychology

1

3.1

18

2.0

9

6.3

28

2.6

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

22

2.5

18

12.6

40

3.8

56. Trauma Psychology

32

100.0

884

100.0

143

100.0

1,059

100.0

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

13

40.6

264

29.9

6

4.2

283

26.7

Two

7

21.9

290

32.8

17

11.9

314

29.7

Three

4

12.5

144

16.3

20

14.0

168

15.9

Four or more

8

25.0

186

21.0

100

69.9

294

27.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

9

28.1

459

51.9

91

63.6

559

52.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

23

2.6

31

21.7

54

5.1

Counseling

0

.0

4

.5

3

2.1

7

.7

School

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

2

.2

1

.7

3

.3

Forensic

0

.0

3

.3

5

3.5

8

.8

Family psychology

0

.0

2

.2

6

4.2

8

.8

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

2

.2

4

2.8

6

.6

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.1

2

1.4

3

.3

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

11

1.2

6

4.2

17

1.6

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Group psychology

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Experimental hypnosis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.7

1

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

8

25.0

550

62.2

68

47.6

626

59.1

Total

32

100.0

884

100.0

143

100.0

1,059

100.0

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.